Regional Manager - Africa and Middle East

De Montfort University - International Office

De Montfort University is an ambitious and thriving institution located within the historical and cosmopolitan city of Leicester. Our state of the art Campus is host to a diverse body of over 20,000 students, including many from international backgrounds. The 2016 Sunday Times Good University Guide ranked us as the most improved University in the UK and our meteoric ascent through the league tables is testament to our focus on excellence and drive to achieve success. We are serious about our commitment to international, as evidenced by our award winning #DMUglobal programme and The Times Higher Leadership and Management Award for Winner of Outstanding International strategy. Internationalisation is a key component of DMU’s growth plans and we are now seeking a Regional Manager to play a vital role in the next phase of our development.

Reporting to the Commercial Director of International, this post will lead a small team responsible for increasing the number of international students recruited from their respective region. You will manage the sales and recruitment activity in the region to address strategic objectives and meet enrolment targets. The post is also responsible for overseeing DMU’s in-country presence in the region where appropriate.

You will have the proven ability to work in a fast paced sales, marketing or commercial environment and have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills. You will be able to work both in your regional team as well as contributing to the wider International Office management team and be able to manage multiple projects to meet tight deadlines. You will also have experience of working towards and achieving stretch targets in a competitive environment. The post may involve up to 15 weeks of international travel per academic cycle.

Please quote reference: 10261
Interview Date: 12 January 2017

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